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This energy-efficient home is a celebration of nature, year-roundBy Hilary DarttTo Suzanne Teachey and Steve Tidwell, their Prescott home is just about perfect.Literally built into the landscape, nestled in amongst the boulders and trees, the 2,400-square-foot,...
From the outside, the lovely turn-of-the-century Craftsman house set back from the street and up to a set of curved concrete steps that winds through rich garden beds, is the epitome of Prescott’s Park Avenue. Features like cedar shingles and a generous deck make it charming and quaint, while the setting provides treehouse-worthy views of downtown rooftops and P Mountain.
Kat Richards and Trevor Jurgens have poured as much creativity into making their house a home as they do into their other endeavors. As a result, their ranch-style property in Prescott Valley showcases an eclectic blend of old and new, color and texture, while also reflecting their values, interests, and personalities.
Tomie Sue Goulet became hooked on gardening when she was nine. Her father gave her an eight-foot-by-eight-foot plot in which to grow her own plants, and her mother was a self-taught horticulturist.
Creativity runs in her veins, too: her father was a stone mason and builder (and his father was one of the stone masons on the famous Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina), and her mother was a seamstress.
“I look at the yard as my canvas, a palette of colors,” she said. And, thanks to her upbringing, “I can look at something and figure out what to do with it.”
Ed and Rochelle Reifman have shared many life adventures together. They’ve been married for 42 years—after meeting on a blind date. There’s one thing they hadn’t done, though, until two years ago: build a house from the ground up.
Ron Harvey has completed myriad home renovation projects in his lifetime, but never one quite like this. What makes this project unique isn’t the material he used or the ideas he developed; it’s the fact that the clients were his parents, Alissa and Ron, Sr.